Would you like to help improve the health and wellbeing of those with drug and alcohol issues?
About the role
We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual to join our Betterlives team in Islington.
This exciting and rewarding role will provide you with significant scope for growth and innovation within a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team of clinical and non-clinical professionals.
The main purpose of this role is to provide excellent quality of care to service users accessing treatment cross the Borough. Responsibilities will include the following;
WDP is committed to the ongoing professional development of all our staff. Through joining WDP, you will receive a warm welcome, peer support, extensive training, regular supervision and the chance to thrive in a lively and aspirational organisation.
We are seeking committed, organised and highly motivated candidates, with an in-depth knowledge and experience of the challenges affecting people with substance misuse and related health and wellbeing issues.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving service making positive changes in service users’ lives, through a non-judgemental, recovery-based approach that values the strengths and choices of those individuals.
The role requires someone with exceptional skills and who is passionate about making a difference
We are looking for a dynamic and committed individual.
The successful candidate must be committed to the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.
·Demonstratable experience of working in the substance misuse field and supporting diverse and vulnerable service users
·Experience of delivering Psychosocial interventions and a range of Groups to promote behaviour change
·The ability to adapt to change in an ever-developing environment
·Understanding of clinical guidelines so as to support prescribing needs of service users
·You will be able to make a positive impact on the lives of our Service users
·Experience of Groupwork is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided
·A commitment to quality and being the best we can.
·Providing excellent care and support to service users
·Showing dignity and respect to the people that they will be working with.
·Working well together as part of our team.
Betterlives is based across 3 sites in the Borough:
309 Gray's Inn Road | London | WC1X 8QS
99-101 Seven Sisters Road | London | N7 7QP
28b King Henry's Walk |London | N1 4PB
Why should you apply?
To see the generous range of benefits we offer at WDP – including health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package.
To find out more about our service, visit Twitter - Islington Better Lives @CI_Betterlives
To find out more about WDP, visit WDP.org.uk – Who we are.
For an informal discussion about the position please contact, Helena Jones, Service Manager– Helena.Jones@wdp.org.uk
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website: https://wdp.ciphr-irecruit.com/Applicants/vacancy/639/Recovery-Practitioner---Islington
The closing date for applications is Sunday 28thNovemberat 00:00 midnight.
Interviews are likely to take place via Teams, to support social distancing,week commencing 6thDecember
WDP and our values
WDP believes in service users’ ability to transform their lives, moreover that we can help them achieve their aspirations. WDP are social advocates working tirelessly to affect positive change to policy and funding from H&SC services through parliamentary groups and government consultations. WDP are committed to co-production, our service user and employee voices matter to us, so we work with all our stakeholders to produce innovative and targeted support and treatment for our clients and people. Working together, we make sure people are supported and empowered to make positive life choices. Moreover, that are our employees are supported and rewarded fairly for their commitment and effort at work.
All staff are required to work to WDP’s four values:
Diversity and Equality
Note: Please use your personal statement to highlight any relevant experience directly linked to the role you have applied for. Any CVs sent with the application will be disregarded.